David Elan Kelley (AKA Élan) is a professional guitarist and vocalist who performs and composes in a wide variety of styles including Rock, Pop, Classical, Jazz, Blues, Folk, Hip-Hop and World Music. David holds a masters degree in classical guitar performance from Portland State University where he graduated with the highest honors.
David studied classical guitar under David Rogers, Bryan Johanson and Jesse McCann, as well as jazz guitar under Jeff Putterman. He has performed in master-classes with some of the world’s finest guitar players, including the Grammy award-winning classical guitarist David Russell, the Grammy award-winning composer Andrew York, and Ralph Towner, celebrated composer and founding member of the musical group Oregon. David currently performs as a solo artist, known as the “2-Hand-Band.” He is also a member of the groups The Oregon Guitar Trio, Rogers and Kelley, and River Green.
David offers a variety of musical services to the Portland, Oregon area and beyond. Whether you are looking for an instrumental guitarist for an upcoming wedding, a one-man band for a corporate/private party, music lessons for your children, a song-writer/composer to commission a piece from, or someone to help you transcribe a guitar solo from your favorite record, David is your man.
If you would like to book David for an event or contact him about a music project please call him at (503) 729-7924, email at email@example.com, or visit the Contact Page.